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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at MBAY dot NET>
Subject: can't make sybperl
Date: Nov 6 1998 3:14PM

Neil Ratzlaff writes:
 > I am trying and failing to install sybperl-2.07 (to go along with perl
 > 5.002 and sybase 10) on a machine running AIX 4.2.1.  To keep things
 > simple, here is what I did:
 > 
 > 1.  Edit CONFIG.
 > I changed the Sybase definition to point to the sybase clientlib directory.
 > 
 > 2.  perl Makefile.PL
 > got minor errors now, but wait until step 4:
 > "sh: .././blib/man/man3/Sybase::BCP.3: 0403-005 Cannot create specified file"
 > "Couldn't install sh: .././blib/man/man3/Sybase::BCP.3"
 > Couldn't chmod 644, either
 > (however, when I look, it is there, set with 644)
 > "ld: 0711-327 WARNING: Entry point not found: _nostart"
 > 
 > 3.  Edit PWD
 > I provided a valid user, password, and database server
 > 
 > 4.  make test
 > got major error:
 > "Can't locate vars.pm in @INC at .././blib/Sybase/DBlib.pm  line 224"
 > "Begin failed.  Compilation aborted."
 > 
 > So I looked for vars.pm on the whole computer, and came up empty.   Where
 > was this file supposed to come from?  I suspect this a perl file, which
 > implies that I should re-install perl (I don't know anything about the
 > original perl installation).  Where do I go next?

It looks to me like your perl setup is broken.

Run perl -v to see which version of perl is actually installed.

I would encourage you to install a newer version of perl (5.004_04 or
5.005_02) and get it installed correctly as this will make things a
lot easier.

Michael
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